Strategic use of the internet
Follow this intensive summer course designed to help both researchers and activists gain new insights into the role which civil society can play in advocating for free expression online and communication policy change.
When you install a Charter cable service that combines phone and internet (and also TV, if you like, making the full three prongs of a triple play package), you get benefits all over the place.
EngageMedia and the Participatory Culture Foundation have teamed up to launch a Southeast Asia video subtitling project based on the Universal Subtitles system. We're looking for an outgoing person based in Malaysia or the Philippines to lead the project and bring it to life.
Online conferencing tools for development practitioners: Finding your path to the right conferencing solution
Choosing the best conferencing platform is hard when online tools change constantly. Here’s help in the form of a practical guide.
Tom MacMaster’s masquerading as blogger activist “Gay Girl in Damascus” was harmful, say APC in a statement, and endangers the right to use the internet anonymously.
The recent revelation that the Syrian blogger activist “Gay Girl in Damascus” was actually “Straight American Man in Scotland” Tom MacMaster sent ripples through international media circles and left deep scars in the LGBTI community.
But why is this hoax so potentially harmful?
It comes down to identity and rights.
The US State Department has been practically throwing money at activists and entrepreneurs in an effort to build independent internet networks for citizens of repressive regimes. This comes as part of a wider US effort to help internet users, particularly human rights activists, evade government censorship and surveillance.